Movement Matters: Children’s Books and Things

I’m getting ready to officially close my blog. It will stay available, but I will close that chapter of my service over the remainder of 2016. Before I go off-blog, I’ve written this and two more posts to help  integrate the content of Movement Matters into your own life should you wish.  Movement Matters covers a lot of ground, but if I had to sum the book up with one (compound) word…

Read More

Get a Grip – Podcast Episode #61

Studies reveal that millennials’ grip strength is 10% less than test subjects in the same age range 30 years ago. Cause for concern, or cause for setting the standards to a “new norm”? Is it because we’re not farming, or rather are we too good at thumb swiping? Katy does a quick double-take in this handy episode.   KATY: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast. Where Katy Bowman and Dani Hemmat talk…

Read More

Sedentary Culture in the News – Podcast Episode #54

Description: Language—and words—matter. Recent headlines in the news can lead to a murky grasp of how health and wellness are really attained, and what we’re really discussing, for that matter. We’ll talk about recent news that will hopefully prompt a deeper examination of our sedentary culture and how it is shaped by both the biggest and smallest of things. KATY: It’s the Katy Says podcast, where movement geek, Dani Hemmat, joins biomechanist,…

Read More

Back-to-school SHOE shopping

If you’re interested in reading more on ideas presented in the article below, I suggest reading Whole Body Barefoot. If you’d like movement instruction via video, start with Schoolhouse Series Snacks: Your Toes and Calves. The winding up of summer vacation means a lot of things, and for a lot of us it means Shoe Shopping. Minimal shoes should be part of your healthy-body, healthy physical development program; this idea I’ve put…

Read More

Headlines That Move, Podcast Ep. 25

Episode 25: Headlines that Move Description: Body News Review Listen to this podcast Access all previous podcasts via your podcast provider of choice (Stitcher, iTunes, Libsyn, or Soundcloud.) The news lately has been filled with exciting body nerd news: After 56 years perched in high heels, Barbie can now wear flats. That’s big news, right? And two days later, NPR featured a story on lost postures and a theory as to why…

Read More

Shoes: The (SUMMER) List

If you’re interested in reading more on ideas presented in the article below, I suggest reading Whole Body Barefoot. If you’d like movement instruction via video, start with Schoolhouse Series Snacks: Toes and Calves. I have a lot of thoughts about shoes This is my third footwear list; previously I’ve posted a general footwear list, and a winter list. In light of “National Flip Flop Day” (here’s why I don’t recommend flip…

Read More